Communicating in Groups provides a contemporary look at group communication while retaining the foundational research and theory that has made the text so popular. Opening cases give an immediate context to each chapter's main theme and key principles. Helpful tables and images, boxes showcasing ethical dilemmas, and "Apply Now" scenarios help students actively create their own understanding of key chapter ideas and concepts. Current issues related to media and technology complement the information. Along with the authors' conversational style, these features make the text accessible and relatable for students, who will come away with a practical understanding of small group communication and the positive impact they can make through effective communication choices with others.